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Raiders threaten shop worker with wine bottles and scissors

The men entered Premier Wines in Northenden, Manchester, and demanded cash from the register.

Police have released CCTV footage of three raiders who threatened a shop worker with wine bottles and a pair of scissors.

The men entered Premier Wines in Northenden, Manchester, and demanded cash from the register.

A staff member behind the counter was threatened with two bottles of wine and a pair of scissors that had been taken from a shelf.

The raiders then filled a green duvet cover with cigarettes and alcohol before they fled the store in Royle Green Road.

The offenders sped off in a black 5 Series BMW car parked outside the store and later turned left on to Longley Lane towards the Gatley area.

Police are appealing for information about the raid which took place at about 2.45pm on Saturday March 17.

Det Con Chris Clarke, from Greater Manchester Police, said: “This staff member was subjected to an awful attack and has understandably been left extremely shaken.

“We have released CCTV footage in the hope that someone who was there, and hasn’t yet got in touch, will call police and share the information you have.

“If you witnessed three men acting suspiciously around this time, or have any detail that could assist our inquiries, then please contact police.”

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 6198 or 101, quoting incident number 1386 of 17/03/18, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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